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BOOK REVIEW: Waiting for High Tide, by Nikki McClure

Readers of this blog know that my family and I love the papercut art of Nikki McClure. Her annual calendar graces the space above my wife’s desk every year. And I recently posted on Instagram these two images, one showing … Continue reading

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Where to go: to visit a nature center

This is the first in a new series of posts on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month that will highlight great places to go in the Portland region for a particular nature activity. ——————– Where to go: to … Continue reading

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Rainy day walk at the Audubon Society of Portland

There was no school on Friday, so we needed something to do to make the day more interesting than sitting around the house. I had a reason to visit the Audubon Society of Portland’s offices,* so we decided to head there … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: creek child

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Wild Arts Festival, Nov. 22-23

The Audubon Society of Portland’s Wild Arts Festival is this coming weekend! We plan on going on Sunday. Here’s a 2-for-1 admission coupon.

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GUEST POST: Building Better Birdhouses and Backyard Habitats

This is a guest post from Rheney Williams, who writes about DIY projects for The Home Depot and helps readers with projects using materials available at a local store. —– Building Better Birdhouses and Backyard Habitats Birds are a part of nature that have … Continue reading

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Participate in the 2013 Wild Arts Festival 6 x 6 project

Patrick did this in 2011, and painted a bald eagle (photos). Not sure if we’ll do it again this year, but just in case you want to or know someone who does, it’s time to pick up your canvas and … Continue reading

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Summer is here, and so are summer camps

I realize this post is a little late, but for any parents who are still looking to sign their child(ren) up for summer camps, here are places in the Portland area with awesome nature-based programs. Be sure to contact each … Continue reading

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Raptor Road Trip, Feb. 9th

Via Metro: Raptor Road Trip 2013 Saturday, Feb. 9, 9am – 2pm Annual event celebrates birds of prey On this annual day devoted to birds of prey, naturalists and hawk experts host activities and answer questions at four locations on … Continue reading

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Upcoming nature events in Portland

  An OMSI Science Pub on February 4th explores Oregon geology. Scott Burns will present “The Evolution of Oregon’s Dynamic Geologic History.” Details here. February 4th is also the night of the Oregon Encyclopedia History Night’s “Portland and Nature through … Continue reading

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